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What's Up with Powdered Alcohol?
09-16-2014

 

Recently a customer asked us the question, "Will an Alco-Sensor detect alcohol on a person who has consumed powdered alcohol?" Here's the scoop...
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? - DOT Urine Specimen
08-19-2014

 

Collector Questions Some of the DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations are logical and intuitive, and you have a good chance at guessing the right answer to a question to which you might not know the answer. But not all DOT regulations are intuitive. For example, here are some questions about a dilute specimen that we received recently from a collection site....
Alco-Sensor IV - The Dependable Workhorse of Breath Alcohol Testing
08-13-2014

 

With more than 100,000 instruments manufactured over the past 20 years the Alco-Sensor IV is used throughout the world in a wide variety of settings: workplace, law enforcement, corrections, and more. While the all Alco-Sensor IV instruments look identical on the outside, there are in fact many different versions of the instrument designed to meet customers' unique needs. Intoximeters uses the convention of placing a colored dot on the front of each instrument to identify the version of each instrument. Here's a look at the features all Alco-Sensor IV instruments have in common, as well as a few of the most popular versions of the instrument....
Alco-Sensor VXL: Which Version is Right for You?
07-15-2014

 

The new Alco-Sensor VXL comes in several different configurations and firmware options to meet a wide variety of applications. To give a more detailed look at these instruments, we've created some short video clips for a peek at what makes one version different from another...